wen2 =
w + (e)n2

surname Wen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wen2 =
w + (e)n2

to hear / news / well-known / famous / reputation / fame / to smell / to sniff at | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Willy Walrus (w) found a trap door (门) just inside the Forbidden City's entrance ((e)n2) and after sniffing (闻) at it he finds that behind it there is a secret chamber of the Illuminati. He puts his ear (耳) to the door and tries to listen to any interesting news (闻). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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er3 =
Ø + Ø3

ear / handle (archaeology) / and that is all (classical Chinese) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It ist what it looks like: an ear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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+

=

+
er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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men2 =
m + (e)n2

surname Men | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

men2 =
m + (e)n2

gate / door / CL:扇[shan4] / gateway / doorway / CL:個|个[ge4] / opening / valve / switch / way to do something / knack / family / house / (religious) sect / school (of thought) / class / category / phylum or division (taxonomy) / classifier for large guns / classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mahatma Gandhi wants his revenge on the Chinese emperor! Like a spider he sits in the upper left corner of the Forbidden City's entrance, ready to strike with the trap door he installed in the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xin1

wen2
news / CL:條|条[tiao2],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

jian4

wen2
what one sees and hears / knowledge / information (HSK level 6)

xi3

wen2

le4

jian4
a delight to see (idiom); an attractive spectacle (HSK level 6)

ju3

shi4

wen2

ming2
world-famous (idiom) (HSK level 6)

jiu4

wen2
old anecdote / stories passed on from former times

gu1

lou4

gua3

wen2
ignorant and inexperienced / ill-informed and narrow-minded

wen2

ming2

xia2

er3
to be famous far and wide (idiom)

xin1

wen2

jie4
the press / the media

qian2

suo3

wei4

wen2
unheard-of / unprecedented

xin1

wen2

ji4

zhe3
journalist

er3

wen2
to hear of / to hear about

yi4

wen2
anecdote / lost or apocryphal story

yi4

wen2
variant of 軼聞|轶闻[yi4 wen2]

wen2

xun4
to receive news (of)

feng1

wen2
to learn sth through hearsay / to get wind of sth

mo4

mo4

wu2

wen2
obscure and unknown (idiom); an outsider without any reputation / a nobody / an unknown quantity

bu4

wen2

bu4

wen4
not to hear, not to question (idiom) / to show no interest in sth / uncritical / not in the least concerned

fu4

wen2
obituary

ting1

er2

bu4

wen2
to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear / to ignore deliberately

hai4

ren2

ting1

wen2
shocking / horrifying / atrocious / terrible

xin1

wen2

wang3
news agency

wen2

suo3

wei4

wen2
unheard of / an extremely rare and unprecedented event

wen2

feng1

er2

dong4
to respond instantly / to act at once on hearing the news

bai3

wen2

bu4

ru2

yi1

jian4
seeing once is better than hearing a hundred times (idiom); seeing for oneself is better than hearing from many others / seeing is believing

chou3

wen2
scandal

song3

ren2

ting1

wen2
to sensationalize (idiom); deliberate exaggeration to scare people

chuan2

wen2
rumor

yao4

wen2
important news story / headline

wen2

dao4
to smell / to sniff sth out / to perceive by smelling

qi2

wen2
anecdote / fantastic story

suo3

jian4

suo3

wen2
what one hears and sees (idiom)

qu4

wen2
funny news item / interesting anecdote

xin1

wen2
稿
gao3
press release

chong1

er3

bu4

wen2
to block one's ears and not listen (idiom); to turn a deaf ear

zhi4

ruo4

wang3

wen2
to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear

fei1

wen2
sex scandal

wen2

ming2

yu2

shi4
world-famous

wen2

ming2
well-known / famous / renowned / eminent

nan2

wen2
unpleasant smell / stink

hua1

bian1

xin1

wen2
media gossip / sensational news

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